2018 Research Day


Penn Medicine's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Good Shepherd Penn Partners invite you to join us for our fourth annual Research Day.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

12:30 to 5:30 pm

Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Campus

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Join your colleagues from Penn Medicine's Department of PM&R and Good Shepherd Penn Partners as we share research and discuss the latest advancements from across both our organizations. Our keynote speaker for this year's event will be Randel Swanson, II, DO, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

2018 Research Day Agenda

12:30pm: Lunch

1:00pm: Podium Presentations

3:00pm: Poster Presentations

4:00pm: Keynote

5:00pm: Moderated Panel

5:30pm: Closing Remarks

New research, as well as oral and poster presentations from medical conferences over the past year will be presented by staff from both organizations. PSNA Contact hours for Registered Nursed are being applied for. General education contact hours by the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy have been applied for. Refreshments will be served. Onsite parking will be made available.

Have questions? Email the GSPP Research Committee or call Jen Dekerlegand at 215-380-0266.

Podium Presentations

Moderator: Michelle Johnson Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R); Director, Rehabilitation Robotics R&D Lab

Presenter: Jaclyn Barcikowski, D.O. “Predicting Rehabilitation Outcomes using Activity Measure for Post-Acute Care (AMPAC) Measures (PRO AM)” Kenton L. Hagan, M.D.; Jaclyn Barcikowski, D.O.; Vanessa Wanjeri, M.D.; Jeremy Y. Charles, M.D.

Presenter: Haewon Jennifer Lee, M.D. “The Safety of Cooled RFA” Haewon Jennifer Lee, M.D., Frank Caldera D.O., MBA., William Bonner M.D., I. Usman M.D., E. Wei M.D., Christopher Plastaras, M.D.

Presenter: Gregory T Robbins, M.D. “Firing rates and variability differences between motor units and spontaneous activity in needle EMG” Gregory T. Robbins, M.D.; Bradley Tucker, M.D.; Daniel Stashuk, Ph.D.; Timothy R. Dillingham, M.D., M.S.

Presenter: Christian Acharte, M.D., MPH “Improved Pain scores and associated physical functional change: an Observational study” Christian Acharte, M.D., MPH, Frank Caldera D.O., MBA

Presenter: Milind P. Patel MD, MPH “The Prevalence of Sleep Apnea in Patients with Chronic Pain: A Retrospective Chart Review” Milind P. Patel, M.D., MBA, Michael Ashburn, M.D., MBA, MPH, K. Lacy, BSN/RN, Adrian Popescu, M.D.

Presenter: Gabrielle F. Daniel “TBD” TBD

Presenter: Brian G. Leggin, PT, DPT, OCS “The Minimal Clinically Important Difference and Responsiveness of the Penn Shoulder Score (PSS), American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Shoulder Score (ASES), and the QuickDash (QD) in Patients with Shoulder Disorders” Brian G. Leggin, PT, DPT, OCS; Karen Havlicsek, PTA

Presenter: David P. Dolt MSN, RN, CCRN “Admission Time Out” Gregory Mayro M.D., Michael Grippi M.D., Jean Romano, MSN, RN, NE-BC, Anissa V. Magwood, MJ, BSN, BS, RN-BC, David P. Dolt MSN, RN, CCRN, Anne Marie Pettit, MSN, RN, Astria T. Mosley, MS, BSN, RN, Sonya Wood-Johnson, MSN, RN, RRT, PCCN

Presenter: Malachy J. Clancy, MOT, OTR/L, BCPR “Psychosocial Assessment for LVAD Candidates: A National Survey” Malachy J. Clancy, MOT, OTR/L, BCPR, Amy Jessop, PhD, MPH, Howard Eisen, MD

Presenter: Colleen Chancler, PT, MHS, PhD “The Health Status of Older Adults Discharged Home from an Acute Care Hospital: a Descriptive Study” Colleen Chancler, PT, MHS, PhD; G. Pinto-Zipp, PT, EdD; Laurita Hack, DPT, MBA, PhD, FAPTA; T. Cahill, EdD, FACHE